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Quernmore, Lancashire

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Quernmore, Lancashire

Quernmore (pronounced "kwor-mer") is a village and civil parish in the City of Lancaster in Lancashire, England. It is located about 3 miles east of Lancaster. The parish of Quernmore had a population of 532 recorded in the 2001 census. Apart from Quernmore itself, the parish also includes Brow Top, once a local crafts mecca, now merely a cluster of barn conversions, like a last outpost of civilisation before the Trough of Bowland.
DistrictLancaster
Post townLANCASTER
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD5159
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01524
Population532 (2001)
 

Other names by which Quernmore, Lancashire has been known in the past

Quernmoor

Quernmore, Lancashire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Quernmore, township and vil., Lancaster par., N. Lancashire, 3 miles NE. of Lancaster, 6789 ac., pop. 585; P.O.; near vil. is Quernmore Park, seat.

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